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Act to Restrain Abuses of Players (1606)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198117353
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727498
Act to Restrain Abuses of Players (1606)

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a parliamentary bill introducing a fine of £10 for each occasion upon which an actor ‘jestingly or profanely’ spoke the

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Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism

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